Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

Hydro One presents its 2022 Virtual Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

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Timothy Hodgson

Chair of the Board, Hydro One Limited

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Mark Poweska

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Timothy Hodgson

Timothy Hodgson is a corporate director and currently serves as Chair of Hydro One. Mr. Hodgson also serves on the boards of Dialogue Health Technologies and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). Mr. Hodgson was formerly Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation from 2012 until his retirement in August 2019. He was Special Advisor to Mr. Mark Carney, then Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2010 to 2012. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Hodgson held various positions in New York, London, Silicon Valley and Toronto with Goldman Sachs and served as Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Canada from 2005 to 2010, with overall responsibilities for the firm’s operations, client relationships and regulatory matters.

His prior directorships include Sagicor Financial Corporation, Sagicor Group Jamaica, MEG Energy, Alignvest Acquisition Corporation, Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, The Global Risk Institute, KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, Next Canada, the Ivey School of Business and Bridgepoint Health.

Mr. Hodgson holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and holds his ICD.D.

Mark Poweska

Mark Poweska is President and CEO of Hydro One Limited. With approximately 1.5 million valued customers, over $30 billion in assets and 2021 annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion, Mr. Poweska leads Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution provider and is a proven leader with a reputation for prioritizing safety, exceeding customer expectations, cutting costs and improving operational performance.

With a team of approximately 9,300 skilled and dedicated employees (on average during 2021), Mr. Poweska has devised a corporate strategy that sets a clear vision for the future of Hydro One. Mr. Poweska has deep industry knowledge and an ability to develop enduring relationships with industry partners, unions, Indigenous communities, regulators and all levels of government.

Prior to joining Hydro One in 2019, Mr. Poweska served as Executive Vice President, Operations at BC Hydro. During his tenure in the role, Mr. Poweska successfully led the merger of the former Transmission and Distribution organization with the Generation organization. During his 30 years in the industry at BC Hydro and Hydro One, Mr. Poweska has proven that he can build a strong safety culture, put customers first, improve efficiency and increase shareholder value. Mr. Poweska is a mechanical engineer with experience at all levels of the electricity industry, from the front line to the executive team.

Mr. Poweska holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. He is also the chair of the board of directors of the Ontario Energy Association and serves on the board of the Western Energy Institute. He was recognized by the Ontario Energy Association as Leader of the Year for 2020 for his leadership of Hydro One’s transformation to be more customer-driven, sustainable, safe, and efficient.

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Chris Lopez

Chief Financial Officer

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Paul Harricks

Chief Legal Officer

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Chris Lopez

Chris Lopez is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Hydro One Limited and Hydro One Inc., a position he assumed after being appointed as Acting CFO in late 2018. Mr. Lopez joined Hydro One in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Finance and has more than 22 years of progressive experience in the utilities industry in Canada, the United States and Australia.

As CFO, Mr. Lopez is responsible for the corporate finance function, including treasury and tax, as well as internal audit, investor relations, risk, pensions and shared services, including supply chain. Mr. Lopez is also responsible for strategy and growth, including Acronym Solutions Inc. and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the organization, Mr. Lopez was the Vice President, Corporate Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions at TransAlta Corporation from 2011 to 2015, and the Director of Operations Finance at TransAlta from 2007 to 2011 in Alberta, Canada. He also held senior financial roles for TransAlta in his native Australia, from 1999 to 2007. At the start of his career, he worked as a financial accountant with Rio Tinto in Australia.

Mr. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Edith Cowan University in Australia, and a Chartered Accountant designation. He received a graduate diploma in corporate governance and directorships from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2007.

Paul Harricks

Paul Harricks is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer of Hydro One Limited and Hydro One Inc., leading all aspects of the organization’s regulatory, legal, compliance, corporate governance and business ethics activities.

Prior to joining Hydro One in September 2019, Mr. Harricks practiced law for about 40 years, working extensively in the energy and infrastructure industries and serving as a partner and leader of the Energy Sector Industry Group of Gowling WLG Canada LLP, a major Canadian law firm.

A seasoned and trusted legal and strategic advisor, Mr. Harricks has delivered effective results in the fields of electricity distribution, transmission and generation and has led a range of public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Harricks is a past Director of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and is a current member and a past Chair of the Energy Transition Committee of the Toronto Region Board of Trade. He is also a Director and Audit Committee and Compensation Committee member of Pioneering Technology Corp, and an active member of the International Bar Association.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School.


How to Vote Online:

To exercise your vote online, if you are a registered shareholder (holder of a share certificate) please go to and follow the instructions on screen. You will need the control number located on your proxy form.

If you are a non-registered shareholder (have an account with a financial intermediary, e.g. a bank, trust company, broker or nominee), you must contact your intermediary for instructions.

If you plan to vote prior to the meeting you must do so before 9:30 a.m. eastern time on June 6, 2022.